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Kurt Weill (1900–1950)

Kurt Weill was born on March 2, 1900 in Dessau, Germany as Kurt Julian Weill. He was married to Lotte Lenya. He died on April 3, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2014/II Phoenix (music: "Speak Low")
 2014 Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street (Short) (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2013 The World's End ("Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)")
 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2012/III Bait (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2012 The Diamond Jubilee Concert (TV Special) (music: "Mack The Knife")
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Previews (2012) ... (music: "September Song")
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Two of 8 Voted Off (2011) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2011 Homenaje a Plácido Domingo (TV Movie) (music: "Mack the Knife")
 2011 The Fairy (writer: "Youkali")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (2011) ... (music: "Mack The Knife")
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- L'àguila negra (2010) ... (music: "Mack the Knife")
 2010 Dexter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teenage Wasteland (2010) ... (writer: "Moritat" ("Mack the Knife") from "Die Dreigroschenoper" ("The Three Penny Opera") - uncredited)
 2010 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Got a Right to Sing the Blues (2010) ... (writer: "Youkali Tango from Marie Galante" - uncredited)
 2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.17 (2010) ... (writer: "Moon of Alabama")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.3 (2009) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2009 A Prophet (music: "Mack the Knife")
 2009 Tales of the Black Freighter (Video short) (writer: "Pirate Jenny")
 2007-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.15 (2008) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
- Auditions 4 (2007) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2008 That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites (TV Movie) (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2008 A Trip to Swadades (music: "September Song")
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (writer: "Die Dreigroschenoper")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Round 1: Part 3 (2008) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2007 45 canciones esenciales (Video) (music: "Mackie el Navaja")
 2007 The Savages (writer: "Salomon-Song")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Grand Finale (2006) ... (writer: "Mack The Knife")
- Las Vegas Special (2006) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2006 The 60th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Ballad of the Pimp")
 2006 My Quick Way Out (lyrics: "Mack the Knife") / (music: "Mack the Knife")
 2004 Beyond the Sea (music: "Mack the Knife" (1954))
 2004 Shark Tale (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2004 Une vie à t'attendre (writer: "Mack The Knife")
 2003 Bragging Rites: The Carolina-Clemson Rivalry (Documentary) (writer: "September Song")
 2003 Ben Webster (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2003 My House in Umbria (TV Movie) (music: "September Song")
 2003 Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (TV Movie documentary) (music: "The Ballad of Mack the Knife" (originally "Moritat vom Mackie Messer")) / (writer: "The Ballad of Mack the Knife" (originally "Moritat vom Mackie Messer"))
 2002 Sinatra: The Classic Duets (TV Movie documentary) (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (music: "Mack The Knife")
 2001 Guileless Guile (Short) (music: "Denn wie Man sich bettet")
 2001 IV premios Max de las artes escénicas (TV Movie) (writer: "Bilbao Song")
 2001 The Accountant (Short) (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 2000 Mirrorball (TV Short) (music: "Alabama Song" - uncredited)
 2000 What Women Want (writer: "Mack The Knife")
 2000 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (Video documentary) (writer: "Pirate Jenny")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "Mack The Knife")
 2000 Roswell (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Summer of '47 (2000) ... (music: "Mack The Knife")
 1999 Second Skin (writer: "Youkali")
 1999 Lo + plus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 October 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "La luna de Alabama")
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair (writer: "TANGO BALLAD")
 1999 Swing (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1999 Swiri (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1999 At First Sight (music: "Mack The Knife")
 1997 Seven Years in Tibet (writer: "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer/The Ballad of Mack the Knife")
 1997 The Butcher Boy (writer: "MACK THE KNIFE")
 1997 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1997) ... (music: "My Ship", "The Saga of Jenny")
 1996 Poussières d'amour - Abfallprodukte der Liebe (Documentary) ("Nana's Lied", "Youkali")
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Married Alive (1995) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1994 Quiz Show (writer: "MACK THE KNIFE", "MORITAT")
 1993 Kika (writer: "Youkali, Tango Habanera")
 1993 Querida Concha (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 May 1993 (1993) ... (music: "Mack the Knife")
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Shot in the Dark (1993) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" (1954) - uncredited)
 1992 Pierre qui brûle (TV Movie) (writer: "Trouble Man")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Human Duplicators (1992) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1992 Love Potion No. 9 (writer: "MACK THE KNIFE")
 1991 Shadows and Fog ("The Cannon Song from Little Threepenny Music" (1928), "Alabama Song" (1930), "Moritat from the Three Penny Opera" (1928)) / (music: "Prologue from the Seven Deadly Sins" (1934))
 1991 The Doors (music: "Alabama Song")
 1990 Alice (writer: "Mack the Knife" (1928))
 1990 Get a Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sitting (1990) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1990 Texasville (writer: "September Song")
 1990 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (writer: "The ballad of Mack the knife")
 1989-1990 Wish Me Luck (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (1990) ... (writer: "I am Waiting for a Ship")
- Episode #2.7 (1989) ... (writer: "I am Waiting for a Ship")
 1989 Ute Lemper: A Concert from the 1989 Bath International Festival (TV Movie) (writer: "Mack The Knife", "Surabaya Johnny", "Youkali Tango", "My Ship")
 1989 Mack the Knife (writer: "The Ballad of Mack the Knife", "Peachum's Morning Chorale (Morning Anthem)", "I Prefer Duet", "Wedding Song", "The Cannon Song", "Love Song", "Perpendicular Song (Barbara Song)", "Ballad of Sexual Dependency", "Uncertainity of Human Condition", "Polly's Song", "Pirate Jenny")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (music: "Mack the Knife")
 1989 Dream Baby (TV Movie) (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Last Humorously-Dressed Bellboy in America (1989) ... (music: "Mack The Knife")
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (1988) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1988 Another Woman (music: "The Bilbao Song" (1929))
 1988 Johnny Be Good (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1988 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (Documentary) (music: "September Song" From the musical play "Knickerbocker Holiday")
 1987 The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Video documentary) (writer: "Alabama Song")
 1987 The Big Town (writer: "MORITAT")
 1987 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stradi-Various (1987) ... (writer: "Mack The Knife")
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Movie) (music: "Speak Low")
 1987 Radio Days (music: "September Song" (1944))
 1986 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 October 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "My Ship/The Man I Love")
 1985 One Magic Christmas (music: "Lost In The Stars" - as Kurt Wiell)
 1985 Porky's 3: Revenge (writer: "Mack The Knife" (Instrumental))
 1984 Prisoner: Cell Block H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.429 (1984) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie) (music: "September Song")
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) ("Speak Low")
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "The Saga of Jenny")
 1980 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Potsie Is Born (1980) ... (writer: "Mack The Knife" - uncredited)
 1978-1979 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Lesley Ann Warren (1979) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1978 Bilbao (writer: "Bilbao Song")
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Bilbao Song") / (music: "September Song")
 1976 Martine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 ... (writer: "Mack The Knife")
 1975 Columbo (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Forgotten Lady (1975) ... (music: "Speak Low" - uncredited)
 1974 Novela (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Entre visillos XV (1974) ... (writer: "September Song")
- Entre visillos XIV (1974) ... (writer: "September Song")
- Entre visillos XIII (1974) ... (writer: "September Song")
- Entre visillos XII (1974) ... (writer: "September Song")
- Entre visillos XI (1974) ... (writer: "September Song")
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 September 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "September Song")
 1970 Catch-22 (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1968 Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing (TV Movie) (music: "Lost in the Stars" - uncredited)
 1968 Star! (music: "My Ship", "The Saga of Jenny")
 1967 Bobby Darin in London (TV Movie) (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1967 Music City USA (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (music: "Mack the Knife")
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (writer: "Mack the Knife")
 1966 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 September 1966 (1966) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1965 Clara (Short) ("Cancion de Jenny")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (1965) ... (music: "Mack the Knife")
 1964 Judy Garland in Concert (Documentary) (music: "Lost In the Stars")
 1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.1 (1963) ... (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1963 Three Penny Opera (music: "Mack the Knife" (uncredited), "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer" (uncredited), "Der Morgenchoral des Peachum" (uncredited), "Siehst du den Mond über Soho?" (uncredited), "Der Kanonensong" (uncredited), "Hochzeitslied (Bill Lawgwn und Mary Syer)" (uncredited), "Siehst du den Mond über Soho?" (reprise) (uncredited), "Barbara-Song" (uncredited), "Von der Unsicherheit der menschlichen Verhältnisse" (uncredited), "To Be a Good Man" (uncredited), "Seeräuber-Jenny", "Zuhälter-Ballade" (uncredited), "Die Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit" (uncredited), "Eifersuchts-Duett" (uncredited), "Ballade vom angenehmen Leben" (uncredited), "Salomon-Song" (uncredited), "Denn wovon lebt der Mensch" (uncredited), "Lied von der Unzulänglichkeit menschlichen Strebens" (uncredited), "Verfolgt das Unrecht nicht zu sehr" (uncredited), "Mack the Knife" (reprise) (uncredited), "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer" (reprise) (uncredited))
 1962 Here's Edie (TV Movie) (music: "My Ship" - uncredited)
 1961 Bobby Darin and Friends (TV Movie) (writer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1960 Pepe (music: "September Song")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.8 (1960) ... (music: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Uncle Tonoose's Fling (1958) ... (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1958 An Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Movie) ("Mack the Knife")
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1955 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (1955) ... (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1955 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.35 (1955) ... (music: "September Song")
 1954 Lady in the Dark (TV Movie) (writer: "Oh Fabulous One in Your Ivory Tower", "One Life to Live", "Girl of the Moment", "It Looks Like Liza", "My Ship", "This is New", "The Greatest Show on Earth", "The Best Years of His Life", "Tschaikowsky", "The Saga of Jenny")
 1954 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liberace Show (1954) ... (writer: "September Song")
 1953 Season's Greetings (TV Movie) (writer: "September Song")
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Blunder (1951) ... (music: "September Song" - uncredited)
 1950 September Affair (music: "September Song")
 1949 The Swift Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 March 1949 (1949) ... (music: "September Song", "Here I'll Stay" - uncredited)
 1948 One Touch of Venus (music: "Speak Low", "Don't Look Now But My Heart is Showing", "That's Him" - uncredited)
 1947 I'll Close My Eyes (Short) (music: "September Song")
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here? (music: "The Nina, the Pinta, the Santa Maria", "If Love Remains", "All at Once", "Morale", "Song of the Rhineland")
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday (music: "September Song", "There's Nowhere to Go But Up", "It Never Was You", "The One Indispensable Man", "Jail Song (Oh Woe!)")
 1944 Lady in the Dark (music: "The Saga of Jenny", "My Ship" - uncredited)
 1938 You and Me (music: "Song of the Cash Register", "The Right Guy for Me", "Knocking Song")
 1931 The 3 Penny Opera (writer: "Die Dreigroschenoper")
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Stage: His musical revue, "A Kurt Weill Review: Songs of Darkness and Light," was performed at the American Opera Group in Chicago, IL, with Rebecca Finnegan and David Heimann in the cast. Fred Anzevino was director and Sarah Renberg was musical director. See more »

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Won Broadway's 1947 Tony Award as Best Composer for "Street Scene." See more »

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